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Movie Star's Home Theatre System...For a Fraction of the $$$

Techstination feature for Friday, May 22, 2009

A movie star's home theatre system, for a fraction of the price. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology Boot Camp, a report on gadgets and gear. With 42 or 50 inch LCD and plasma TVs having plummeted in price, they're pretty common in households today. Now Epson wants to convince film buffs...and TV sports fanatics....that those screens aren't big enough. It has announced an updated line of Ensemble HD kits with projectors, speakers and motorized 100 inch screens. Pricing starts at about five thousand dollars and is designed to allow do it yourselfers to handle the installation. Epson's Jason Palmer...

"The product is really meant to grow the market for front projection home cinema. And when I say home cinema, I want to clarify, it's not just home theatre like sort of your 50 inch flat panel. It's something that's truly different and truly dynamic."

Not cheap. But thousands less than comparable systems that have come before. You can find us with an archive of reports and more at I'm Fred Fishkin.